ANIMALS AND PLANTS by Hugh McDonald
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acrylic painting of fish and shells
“Fish and Shells”
(detail) a painting of fish and shells, 9 x 12 inches, acrylic on paper, 2003. $800.00 USD.
painting of plant called, hens and chicks
“Hens and Chicks”
(detail above) 2003, acrylic on paper, 9 x 12 inches.
$350.00 USD.

“Cats and Birds”
(detail shown above) 2000, acrylic on illustration board, 15 x 20 inches. $2,500.00 USD.

“Hawk and Dove”
(detail above) 9 x 12 inches, acrylic. 2003. (sold)

“Backyard”
2001, acrylic on paper (sold)
painting of coelacanths and shells, fishes, ocean
“Coelacanths” (detail)
2003, Mische technique (alternate oil and egg-temper) on masonite, 16x20 inches. (sold)
painting of a yellowjacket wasp on a peony bud
“Yellow Jacket on Unopened Peony” (detail)
2000, distemper on paper (SOLD).
painting, three bears, four birds, forest, stream
“Three Bears”
2005, 9x12 inches, acrylic on canvas paper. Selling for USD $200.00.
painting, maple sapling, violet, egg-tempera
“Baby Maple”
2003, egg tempera on paper, mounted on black foamcore, painted in my garden.
$275.00 USD.
watercolor painting, gouache, ferns
“Ferns”
2003, gouache on rough watercolour paper, postcard size, painted live in the garden.
US $250.00.
painting, Ethiopia, wolves, mountains
“Ethiopian wolves”, 2002,mische technique (alternate layers of oil glaze and egg-tempera) (SOLD)
chihuahua, egg-tempera painting
“Toby”
egg-tempera (sold).
acrylic painting of two dogs
“The Guest”
2005, acrylic, the dog in the foreground is mine, the other I was caring for while the owners were on vacation.
painting, egg-tempera, cicada
“Cicada”
(detail), 2001, egg tempera on paper. I found this Cicada stunned. Maybe it flew into a window. I photographed it, and then my dog came and ate it when it made its sound. Wish I could say no animals were harmed in the making of this painting, but I can't.(SOLD)
egg-tempera painting of a cat
“Virginia’s Cat”
egg-tempera on board (sold).
dogs, dogfight, acrylic painting
“Two dogs”
2001, 11x14 acrylic on paper, the same two dogs depicted as in “The Guest”, $300 USD.
butterfly, sunflowers, egg-tempera and oil painting
“Butterfly and Sunflowers”
2002, egg-tempera and oil.

“Animal Musicians”
2001, acrylic (sold).

“Lantern Plants”, egg-tempera (sold).

“Elephant Girl”
2003, 8x10 oil and egg-tempera on board, $200 USD. (I have started to work on this painting again).

“Four Birds and Bear”
2005, acrylic 9x12 inches, $350.00 USD.

“Absinthe Plant and Weeds”
2000, acrylic, 11 x 14 inches, mounted on black foamboard, $500 USD.

“Volcano”
2007, temperone (a mixture of rye flour, honey, canadian balsam, linseed oil), 10x14 inches on masonite board. $300.00 USD.